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"/nbc/marist. governor romney, 44%. in wisconsin, president obama at 49%. in new hampshire, president obama at 49%, governor romney at 47%. so the good news is that's a lead for president obama, from the democratic are perspective. the bad news is he's been dropping. in iowa, that lead was eight points, now it's six. in wisconsin, that lead is now three points, it was six. new hampshire, it was a seven-point lead, it's now two. so if you actually map it, it's shrinking very dramatically five days left until the election. are you worried about that trend? you must be. >> not at all. not at all. we had always anticipated that there would be a very, very close race. but i think, basically, what it's going to boil down to is who do we trust. and i think the polling will show that the american people trust this president. i think when you've got a situation where the president is either basically tired or leading in all of these battleground states, you've got, just the eyes will tell you that some of them are going to come out in his favor, if not all. but i think the president clearly, you've got to
political odd couple once president obama's harshest critic, new jersey governor chris christie commending his leadership during the storm. lou dobbs is here with his take on that. >> as we go to break, look at the 10 and 30-year treasurys. 10 down to 1.07% yield. meantime on 30-year-old yields also the same story just about unchanged at 2.87%. we'll be right back. >> him liz macdonald with your fox business brief. there is a bearish tone down on wall street after the new york stock exchange resumed trading after a historic two-day shut down. the last time the exchange was closed for two days of weather was in 1888. the market is down 30 points. >>> shares for seagate technology also under pressure after posting first quarter results that fell short of expectations, moving forward the storage device company also forecast weak revenue for its current quarter due to slowing pc sales and lower prices. >>> on the upside investors remain bullish about the warnaco group on the news of a buyout deal. rival pbh who markets calvin klein and tommy hilfiger brands is buying the company for $2.9 billi
on the jersey shore as president barack obama and new jersey governor chris christie toured hurricane damage in some of the hard-hit areas there. a little bit unexpected today, given that chris christie gave the keynote address at the republican convention against the president last summer. none of that political animosity on display today. both men said that they talked about everything from restoring power to clean drinking and sewage water in the area. >> i discussed all those issues today with the president and i'm pleased to report that he has sprung into action immediately to help get us those things while we were in the car riding together. so i want to thank him for that. he has worked incredibly closely with me since before the storm hit. >> governor christie throughout process has been responsive, he's been aggressive, i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back. >> and larry, i asked the folks on the romney campaign what they made of chris christie's political bear hug here of president ba
of the things that governor christie says he'll talk to president obama about today when the president visits trying to get the army corps of engineers out here to begin to plan and rebuild the beach. >> all right, jeff glor, thank. we'll go now from the jersey shore to new york city. jim axelrod is in lower manhattan with that part of the story. jim, what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning. more than a million people in the new york metropolitan area are without power. power is not expected to resume until this weekend at the earliest. bus service resumes today although subway many days away. we want to show you some dramatic video we have taken from staten island, a roof too rescue, five adults and a child trapped in their home made it to a rooftop. the rescue was carried out by nypd helicopter 23, which was named after 23 new york police department officers killed on 9/11. of course this is the biggest test the city has faced since 9/11. not every piece of video we've come across is as dramatic as that, but still meaningful nonetheless and we want to show you what just we've taken
mitt romney at 50%. president obama at 47%. abc news the same. 50% for romney. the governor leads 51% to 46%. in virginia another must win for romney he leads 47% 45% according to ounce too poll released yesterday. in colorado nbc poll has the race tied at 48%. in nevada, nbc has obama up by 3, 50% to 47%. in wisconsin, rasmussen now has that race tied at 49%. very good news for governor romney who has been running behind in the badger state. in new hampshire rasmussen has romney up by 2%. 50% to 48%. finally $2 billion will be spent on the presidential race this year. my question, are we getting our money's worth? next on the run down, herald will react to the shocking new libyan situation. that report moments away. >> bill: bring in fox news anchorman and national talk show he radio host geraldo rivera. what about this libya stuff. very disturbing. the cia office of public affairs says this isn't true. jennifer graven's reporting isn't true. the cia did everything they could. we should put that on the record i believe jennifer griffin. >> very briefly lead me state there is three d
, that is the new jersey governor chris christie. president obama was up there. let's listen what christi had to say about the president and what the president had to say about the new jersey governor. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and the people of our state and heard it on the phone conversations with him but i was able to witness it today personally. >> i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people in new jersey bounce back even stronger than before. >> and there you have president obama and chris christie less than 24 hours surveying the damage up in new jersey, as you said the campaign has restarted again, zoraida. today we will see president obama in wisconsin, colorado, nevada and see mitt romney in virginia and, of course, surrogates such as bill clinton, joe biden, paul ryan and marco rubio will be fanned out across the country in these closing days of the campaign. >> mark, thank you. >>> at the bottom of the hour, we'll get analysis of the final days from our pol
on states that they considered very safe for obama, whereas governor romney is able to expand the map into states that were considered outside of that window and that includes states like wisconsin as well. that were considered safe seats -- double digit states the president carried in 2008. >> we have to let that be the last word but thanks for coming on the program. it's good to see you. >> you bet. >> susan, let's talk about the polls. gallup daily tracking poll is suspended because of sandy. but we did see a national poll that showed obama up by one, more significantly in the battleground states but some of the numbers are tightening. the gap is closing but does obama still have enough of a lead. would he still be considered when you look at all these polls in aggregate the one to be favored? >> i think if you look at the whole set of swing states, polls that president obama seems to have the small advantage, even though mitt romney is ahead by a tick in most of the national polls, that raises the prospect of a split decision. president obama winning the electoral college and mitt
toll of 64 americans. new jersey governor chris christie today was with president obama at the site of today's landfall in atlantic city. they were on marine one together, the president's helicopter, touring some of the cities in ruin along the new jersey shorelines. both politicians, both leaders today going out of their way to emphasize that day three of this massive, multi-state, ongoing natural disaster is still no time for partisan politics. >> i want to thank the president. we spent an significant afternoon together, surveying the damage up and down the new jersey coastline. we were on marine one together, to be able to show the president that personally. we had an opportunity to discuss it at length. and going over to the shelter here, be table to meet with folks and have them see the president and his concern and the concern all of us have for making sure that things get back to normal as quickly as possible. we have lots of challenges. our challenge now is to get back to normalcy. so the things we need to do is to make sure we get power restored as quickly as possible. to m
, with president obama, working together. and that's how it's been, from the president to the governor, all the way down to the county and the towns. so one of the things that i did today, in fact, i was just on the phone before i came in here, was talk to fema about trying to get an office and a staff person in various parts of the district that i viewed today, and they're working on it. i also asked, with the money that comes to towns for recovery, like to rebuild their boardwalks or their municipal buildings if they've lost it or their streets, i think there's a 25% state and local match. so we've asked and i believe the governor asked today that that be waived. a lot of these towns are very small and they can't afford that 25% match. so there's a lot of cooperation going on. >> and when you're making those calls, somebody's answering your calls and you're getting responses? >> i literally called fema, when i walked into your -- into the nbc building here today, and within ten minutes, they called me back. >> congressman frank pallone, represents new jersey's sixth congressional district. i know
us apprised, man. good luck. >> thanks for your attention. >> absolutely. tomorrow president obama and governor chris christie of new jersey are expected to be in newark. obviously that report from the hoboken mayor, from dawn zimmer is very distressing, the idea there might be as many as 20,000 people in hoboken who haven't been rescued because they're physically not accessible. that the vehicles have not made it to hoboken to get those people out of where they need to be gotten out of. that's very distressing news but top level leadership from the country going there at least for a photo-op, hopefully that results in faster action in the city of hoboken. all right. the storm which has made things so tough on so many in the east today has also provided a window into the leadership styles of the men competing to be president of the united states for the next four years. some news on that is coming up. [ thunder crashes ] [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it does
on this. >> absolutely. tomorrow president obama and governor chris christie of new jersey are expected to be in newark. obviously, that report from dawn zimmer is distressing. the idea that tl might be 25,000 people who haven't been rescued because they are physically not accessible. that the vehicles have not made it there to get them out. but we're going to have leadership going to the state tomorrow. hopefully that results in faster action in the city of hoboken. the storm which has made things so tough in the east has provided a window into the leadership styles in the men competing to be president of the united states. news on that is coming up. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you engineer a true automotive breakthrough? ♪ you give it bold new styling, unsurpassed luxury and nearly 1,000 improvements. introducing the redesigned 2013 glk. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. he's going to apply testosterone to his underarm. axiron, the only underarm treatment for low t, can restore testosterone levels back to
to the atlantic. president obama and governor chris christie have been outstanding in their statements and even governor christie coming here to meet with me saying just get it done, do what you need to do to get it cleaned up. >> reporter: case and point, some of the pumps operating down here to drain out the city, it's literally a bowl. the sea water got in, it has no way of getting out. they're going to have to pump it out. so they're doing just that bringing in big pumps. the ones that were used after hurricane katrina to suck out some 700,000 gallons every hour. up to 2 million gallons an hour in the case of some of the larger pumps that are expected to come in a little bit later today. wolf, back to you. >> all right. jim, thank you. jim clancy on the scene for us. the new york city borough of staten island was devastated by this superstorm. the death toll there has continued to climb. and residents are getting desperate. they're saying they need a lot more help. brian todd is on the scene for us there. he's been getting a firsthand look joining us live from staten island. brian, what's g
. >> greta: of course, governor christie is grateful for any assistance from president obama to help his citizens of new jersey. that's his job. some have said, he has been effusive and gone overboard in support of president obama and he was the keynote speaker and critical of president obama on the campaign trail. any thoughts on that. >> i am from florida. we have had so many storms. i remember in a 16-month period, we had 8 named storm it's hurricanes come through our state. we have been on the other end of that. tell consume the state government, i think that's what governor christie has been focused on. i am not sure if it's a good time to do a political analysis. all i can tell you, as a floridian on the receiving end of in of these storms, our heart goes out to these folks because long after the cacameras have moved on, they are continuing to reblgd their lives. it's a long, costly, painful process that disrupts lives and some folks can never rebuild because of the storm. we wish the best for them and hopefully, you know, we doll all we can to be helpful. >> greta: how many points
: president obama is not answering questions or having a press conference. we'll continue to pursue it until we figure out what the answers are. but do you think governor romney on the campaign trail should be raising this issue, or not? >> i'd like for him to. but you know, i am very reluctant, particularly since i am the loser to give advice to a campaign. but i can tell you, whether mitt romney is raising these questions or not, i am telling you, the reaction that i am getting from veterans across -- i am in north dakota today. i am telling you, i am getting a reaction the likes of which i have seldom seen from our retired, our veterans, or acting duty people, our guardsmen. they know what is going on. they know a coverup is going on. i can tell you, they do not trust the president of the united states. and by the way, could i just mention, that the president -- this interfered with the president's narrative that he got lad scplad so therefore, al qaeda's -- he got bin laden and so therefore al qaeda's on the run. we got the pictures of the president and his team watching in realtime, get
as it was in 2000. >> it's one of several scenarios facing president obama and governor romney. >> you could have romney winning the popular vote but losing the electoral vote. >> 270 electoral votes are needed to clinch the presidency but in another hypothetical, george condon says both candidates could fall short. >> if you have the right combination of states breaking, you could have an electoral vote tie of 269-269. which would be a real mess. >> that would leave the decision up to congress. >> in that case, we start pushing into relatively unknown territory of the house of representatives electing the president in a special way. >> if the house keeps its republican majority, mitt romney would be favored to win the white house but the senate elects the vice president and if that stays in democrats' hands, joe biden would probably be their pick. a romney-ben administration? most presidential prognosticators say it's unlikely at this point but not totally out of the realm of possibility. >> new york mayor and john's hopkins university graduate michael bloomberg was in baltimore last night rally
governor romney did it. he has a record of working on a bipartisan basis whereas barack obama has actually failed on being bipartisan. and governor romney again will be bipartisan on things like offshore drilling which are other good, high-paying jobs in virginia that mark warner supports. you will be able to have a president romney work with mark warner and george allen on a bipartisan basis to open up offshore drilling which he said he would do saidday one. those are not minimum-wage jobs. they are health care. you can get pensions. it could bring millions, even billions and against the capital of east coast for energy which governor mcdonnell wants to do. we want to partner with the legislature -- it supports it on a bipartisan basis as well as congressional leadership. but unfortunately barack obama and the democrat leadership and his party in virginia opposes the good common sense of sure drilling policies which mark warner, george alley -- george allen support. guest: why didn't you run for reelection in massachusetts? they can run for reelection. why is he losing by double digits, i
can see these campaigns are taking no chances. >> reporter: governor romney will join ryan's bus tour in ohio. president obama canceled events in virginia and colorado. he'll do one last rally in florida today before heading back to washington. on sunday the president met with fema, the federal emergency management agency overseeing the government's plans to help states and cities. >> anything they need, we will be there. we're going to cut through red tape. we're not going to get bogged down with a lot of rules. >> reporter: in florida the president told campaign workers turnout is the key. >> whoever is able to get their voters out, they're the one whose are going to win florida. >> reporter: that could be tough in states where sandy is headed. maryland already canceled early voting today. virginia, a battleground state could see power outages lasting until election day. >> several months ago we had the largest -- third largest power outage in history but we got everything pretty much back on in seven days. we're not expecting that this time. >> reporter: virginia is already plannin
to go with governor romney. they don't feel the job security has been there, that president obama won't give it to them in the next four years. but then you talk to another suburban mom sitting next to her and she's going to stick with president obama in part because the deciding factor for her are the social issues. there are a lot of issues that go into play, but i have to say, top of the issues here is job security. >> all right, kyung lah, thanks so much from colorado. apprec athat. let's drill down deeper on the strategy of both of the candidates and see how the last-minute campaigning is shaking out. joining me now is tom price. a republican congressman from georgia and the chairman of the committee's policy committee. good to see you. and che sheila jackson, a democc congresswoman from texas, and she's not joining us from texas today. she's out on the campaign trail in columbus, ohio. good to see you as well, congresswoman. >> fredricka, good to be with you this afternoon. >> excellent. let's begin. we're talking about these candidates, president obama, mitt romney, they are cr
election day, that's right, one week, president barack obama and governor mitt romney are suspending their campaigns for today. president obama is at the white house, and is monitoring the impact and response to superstorm sandy. aide force governor mitt romney say if anything, he will take part am some sort of relief effort. the federal government is shut down again today, but the labor department says friday's big jobs report will still be released on schedule. >> hard to believe that the election is next week. >> obviously, we were all consumed with it, and in the last few day, we have been dealing with this storm. but we will be back to it i'm sure tomorrow or thursday. >> there we go. >> uh-huh. >> good morning. >> we're still not out of the woods with this. the impact of the storm is just absolutely amazing. so we are going to get right to it and let people know exactly what is going on. let's look at the infrared satellite shot of what was hurricane sandy. now it is actually about 90 miles west of philadelphia. but you know what? take a look at the wide area still being impact
, chris christie. he is saying lots of nice things about president obama today, and president obama is going up to new jersey today to tour the storm-ravaged areas with governor chris christie. good morning, everybody, welcome to the "full court press" right here on current tv and on your local progressive talk radio station this wednesday morning. halloween, trick or treat. halloween has not been canceled or postponed, aren't you happy you will have all of those kids at your door this evening, begging for candy, unless you are taking your kids out on your own to let them beg for candy. glad to see you today, thank you for joining the show and encourage you to take full participation in the show give us a call at 866-55-press, go on twitter and join us @bpshow, facebook, at facebook@billpressshow, or go in the chat room at current.com. just click on the chat room and be connected with all of your fellow full court pressers from across the country. and carey, good friend of the program, hi, kerry good to see you. >> good to be here bill. >> bill: you have your al
to that the backdrop, of course, a presidential election just eight days away. president obama, governor romney forced to cancel some events and reschedule others. we just got word that the president has cancelled a planned event in florida this morning in order to get back to washington. they were worried air force one may not be able to land in deteriorating conditions. >> we've got correspondents all up and down the east coast. let's start with al roker in point pleasant beach, new jersey. al, what can you tell us? >> reporter: well, i can tell you, matt, that these dunes that i'm on were built for a storm in 1992 that had washed into the town and caused massive damage. these dunes are in damage of breaching. high tide is starting to come up over the dunes. this is a massive storm, as you mentioned, and it will get more intense. it's now over the gulf stream that's running parallel to the east coast. that is extremely warm water. we've seen pressure drops. the pressure is now down to 941 millibars, and it may strengthen even more. we expect more strengthening. take a look at a path of, first of all
between governor romney and president obama on the issue of what to do now, other than to get a little tougher. i figure that is not going to work. iran is going to get a nuclear weapon. i do not care how many centers to put in place. they are moving forward and have made that clear. i don't think either candidate has laid out what they would do and where there would be a red line. would you draw a bad -- a red line? netanyahu has asked for it, but neither of our candidates have said what they are going to do. russia is very different than it was four years ago. in their aspirations and what they are doing in trying to influence the region and change things. it is one of the reasons i do not think we should pull our troops out of japan and western europe. we made a deal with the japanese and the germans that if they did militarize we will be there if some of their more hostile neighbors are thinking of expansion. i do not think we want to militarize germany or japan. if we leave, that is what is going to happen. i do not think that is good for the world. should the united states played
where president obama and governor romney remain in statistical dead heat. "washington post/abc news poll", showing 49% support governor romney and 48% to the president. so close at this time. sean spicer communications director from the rnc coming to us every monday as he has for last couple weeks. nice to have you back. >> thanks, jenna. jenna: on a day like this public safety is paramount. we want to keep that in mind but we can't forget there is an election taking place in little more than a week. has the sudden appearance of this storm affected your strategy in any way? >> no, it hasn't affected the strategy but i think our first and foremost goal of the safety of those near or in the path of sandy. governor romney canceled some events in virginia, particularly because he didn't want to be in the way of first-responders and those who may need help after sandy goes through. we have utilized our victory centers in north carolina, virginia, pennsylvania, new hampshire to accept donations for people who might be affected. he is out there in ohio, wisconsin, iowa today. we're keeping
't tell it all, 4% say president obama. 48% say governor romney. doug, you have been reading these tea leaves your whole life. your whole career life. >> sadly i have. martha: tell us what are you reading in them? >> first you're exactly right, martha, when you see 48-48 leading the country it says as the race you suggested a tie. the challenge for the obama campaign is with interest lower among their supporters than among the romney supporters, is to get their supporters to the polls. martha: you know what you hear, doug? their ground game is so strong and that they, their early voter turnout, i mean i've seen things on both side, that are supportive of the early voter turnout. again all who you ask. >> that's the point i was going to make. the obama campaign in say the state of ohio is investing $50 million in gotv activity. unless they pull voters to the polls the natural enthusiasm advantage the republicans enjoy could give governor romney a slight edge. the gotv effort i firmly believe is stronger on the democratic side than the republican side. it is not ideology, it is just fact
president obama with a razor-thing thin lead. but good news for governor romney. joining me is our panel. first, rick, the good news for the governor is with independents? >> independents. you look throughout the polls, dismacial state-level poll, governor romney is winning independent, sometimes by a lot. this is interesting for a couple of reasons, president obama won independents widely four years ago. john kerry won among independents 8 years ago in the battleground states. so this is a big reversal. can the president lose independents that badly and still win? there is a good chance that the independents look different. a lot of them are probably republicans, calling themselves independents because they are disaffected with the party and they are tea partyers. but it is a major shift to see independents, people who call themselves independents not going for president obama. you ask the romney folks and they say, this is a sign of weakness. this says our guy is very much in the mix, despite the battlegrounds. >> greta: steve, which team would you rather be on? >> right now? if you as
'm sure those people appreciated seeing governor romney out there. president obama will be out in force today coming to new jersey. what about his campaign plans and structure of his agenda right now? >> reporter: he is still off the campaign trail though president clinton filling in for hum in wisconsin which is very interesting state to look at the way the race is tightening up. the president will be back on campaign trail tomorrow. his big event is with governor chris christie in new jersey. governor christie had high praise for the president last couple days for the response to the storm. that will be an interesting image to watch. yesterday at the red cross president obama said he would make every effort to cut through the sort of red tape that the romney campaign says he tried to our aboutry america in. here's the president. >> we have a situation where that lasts for days on end and so my instructions to the federal agency has been, do not figure out why we can't do something. i want you to figure out how we do something. i want you to cut through red tape. i want you to cut thro
to see the governor down there a bit later today. president obama on the jersey shore. we move down to rick leventhal live on the shore. but now in point pleasant. rick, you've been working yeoman's hours down there. what have you found for us today? >> reporter: well as we've been hearing from the governor, bill. yesterday he said yesterday was a day for sorry row and he wants to focus on rebuilding today. this is one of the reasons why new jersey's transit system for the most part grounded because of boats on railroad tracks. this is not the only one. this is a scene repeated up and down the coastal train lines. you see all sorts of debris, pilings, pieces of dock, generic stuff. there is a fuel tank over there. you see another boat off? in the distance. there are boats on commuter rail tracks. these train tracks lead to the town which was hit as hard as point pleasant was. there are oil leaks keeping residents off the streets. there are numerous if not hundreds of damaged homes. sand in the streets like we saw in point pleasant beach, cars overturned. the situation is very, very
and left that new jersey governor chris christie has said favorable things about the obama administration's efforts in those early days after hurricane sandy. republicans worried that christie saying anything favorable about obama is politically disloyal need to remember that a governor's first responsibility is to his or her state and its people. those in the media looking to determine political winners and losers in this situation should stop. we republicans ought to be proud of public officials who, like christie, are faithful to the job they're elected to do. thank you, haley barbour. thank you, alex, for picking that. >> the governor of mississippi during katrina. >> he would know. and it all stops, right, in time of crisis? >> almost two minds of that. >> why are you of two minds about that? >> on the one hand, haley barbour did go through the crucible of katrina and bonded with his state and recognized the importance of federal and state cooperation. on the other hand, the notion that haley barbour's big giant brand not having to think about politics, i'm a little skeptical of. >>
on that in just a couple of minutes. >> all right ahead, sandy has both president obama and governor romney standing down on the politics with the presidential race exactly one week away. they have canceled their public events today and friday's all-important jobs report might be delayed. we'll talk about the storm's impact on the race and the economy with chuck todd and cnbc's jim cramer just ahead. >> a quick note for you. we're sad to say that due to sandy we will not be having our halloween celebration on the plaza tomorrow, so if you were planning to join us out here in costume, we want you to stay home, stay safe. we will get that done at some other point. things are more important. >> they are indeed. you'll have to put the ponte hose away for another year. get the latest on the storm, the record flooding we've seen in lower manhattan. let's get to natalie morales in battery park city in the southern tip of mat hannan. natalie, good morning to you again. >> reporter: good morning to you, savannah, once again. we're fully now beginning to realize the devastation of sandy. as you have
from the nevada governor while the obama campaign features a high-profile republican. >> housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. the actions he's taken from protecting us from terrorism has been very, very solid. so i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. >> over the past four years, nevada's faced extraordinary challenges. our friends and neighbors have struggled, but president obama's policies haven't helped. they've hurt us. and they're holding us back. we can do better. mitt romney's plan for a stronger middle class will create jobs right here in nevada. >> let's bring in ad guru bob gardner. great to see you. good morning. >> good morning. nice to be with you. >> you've been critical of the ads we've stheen election cycle. let me get your quick analysis of the two we just saw. >> i don't think endorsements matter that much. the powell ad, colin powell has a lot of credibility. he's been all kinds of things in the government. he was a bush guy. so i think that helps a little bit. having the governor of nevada, you know, that's kind
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